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Law Enforcement K9s Perform Tests For Certification

December 11, 2014

Law enforcement urge people to lock doors following rash of gun thefts -

Michael Kinzel with the Ada County Sheriff's Office. Last month, someone stole a pistol, 45 rounds of ammo, an armored vest and other items from a unlocked vehicle in Star. Investigators say it's the twelfth time this year that guns have been taken out of unlocked cars. "The biggest visit site thing is just locking them up.

Highlands County Sheriff’s K9 Deputy Jose Molina lets his dog, Lady, play to release energy before the state K9 certification test at the Holiday Inn Express in Sebring on <a href=\defense attorney Wednesday." width="200px" src="" /> In what could have been a surprising scene for a guest who might have come to the hotel, K9s owned by the Highlands County Sheriffs Office, the Sebring Police Department, the Hendry County Sheriffs Office and the Lake County Sheriffs Office ran separately down a hall and searched room by room for drugs. They had 10 minutes to locate marijuana, cocaine and heroin hidden in three of four rooms that comprised the search area. It was all part of an annual certification for law enforcement K9s held by the Florida Law Enforcement Canine Association. The Highlands County K9s already received national certification this year.

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